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Connectivism At Ahfad University

Connectivism At Ahfad University

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  • 1. <ul><li>Connectivism: Learning Theory for the Digital Age </li></ul><ul><li>Part (2) </li></ul><ul><li>An * Unconnected* joint presentation: Hala Fawzi & Vernica Agali </li></ul><ul><li>ICT in Education & Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Ahfad Unvieristy </li></ul><ul><li>April, 2008 </li></ul>
  • 2. Overview <ul><li>Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Tools vs Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism in our Sudanese context? </li></ul><ul><li>What can we take and leave? </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Further Reading </li></ul>
  • 3. Connectivism and learning.. <ul><li>Learning by connecting </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is a process of connecting specialized nodes or information sources </li></ul>
  • 4. “ a node is anything that can be connected to another node: information, data, feelings, images” George Siemens   Tools vs. learning
  • 5. <ul><li>We select the pipe, we grab knowledge, we change </li></ul><ul><li>Here comes technology. ..what happened to education , learning and knowledge ? </li></ul>Siemens says….
  • 6. The nature of the change we need is to connect to make change in our life “ But to create real change , we need to move our conversation beyond simply the tools and our jargon” Siemens says….
  • 7. I t's not about tools. … ……… . It's about change Siemens says….
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  • 9. Learning by connecting .. http://www.stockxpert.com/browse.phtml?f=view&id=244859
  • 10. Criticism.. <ul><li>&quot; connectivism is not actually a full learning theory, but rather is a &quot;pedagogical view.“ Pløn Verhagen </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; learning theories should deal with the instructional level (how people learn) but that connectivism addresses the curriculum level (what is learned and why it is learned ) Verhagen </li></ul>
  • 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/9119028@N05/591163479/ Beyond the tools ( change..) ..
  • 12. Connectivism in our Sudanese context.. http://sudaninside.com/2007/09/15/sudani-mobile-operator-has-2-millions-subscribers/ Telecenter ? Roads Transportation t elecommunication s Open University
  • 13. http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=pipes SO? What? How? When ? Who?
  • 14. Further Reading <ul><li>George Siemens </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism </li></ul><ul><li>http://connectivism.ca/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://itdl.org/Journal/Jan_05/article01.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://connectivism.ca/blog/2007/06/its_not_about_tools_its_about.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://connectivism.ca/blog/2008/02/additional_connectivism_resour.html </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivism: a new learning theory? </li></ul><ul><li>http://elearning.surf.nl/e-learning/english/3793 </li></ul><ul><li>Learning and Knowing in Networks: Changing roles for Educators and Designers </li></ul><ul><li>http://it.coe.uga.edu/itforum/Paper105/Siemens.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>George Siemens explaining that the network is the learning. </li></ul><ul><li>http://franksblog.edublogs.org/2008/02/26/the-network-is-the-learning/ </li></ul>

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